Why are Punekars feeling ‘SAD’ this winter?

A sudden drop in temperature affects your mood? Then you are not alone. It can be a symptom of a psychological disorder called Seasonal Affective Disorder. The SAD is a type of depression that's related to changes in seasons

Why are Punekars feeling ‘SAD’ this winter?If a sudden drop in temperature affects your mood, then you are not alone. This winter, Pune city witnessed temperatures, as low as 6 degrees, and many people suffer a psychological disorder called Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). The SAD is a type of depression that’s related to changes in seasons. If you’re like most of […]

Pune: Timely diagnosis helps Pune docs save pregnant woman’s baby  

Doctors from Pune, Maharashtra have successfully saved the life of a baby via Intra Uterine Blood Transfusion (IUBT) procedure. The procedure is performed to replace the foetal red blood cells which are destroyed by the mother’s immune system

Pune: Timely diagnosis helps Pune docs save pregnant woman’s baby  It was a timely diagnosis by the doctors which helped them to identify the condition, through which they managed to save the babies life. Timely diagnosis plays a vital role in the management of the disease or medical treatment. Timely diagnosis in pregnancy essential.  And none other than Seema Dorge, a middle-aged woman from Shirur tehsil Pune, Maharashtra can […]

Pune: Anaesthetists direct play to spread awareness about the importance of anaesthesia

A team of anaesthetists, from Pune, have written, directed, and acted in a play, based on anaesthesia. Often patients overlooks their contribution in a surgery, hence this play highlights the role of anaesthesia 

Pune: Anaesthetists direct play to spread awareness about the importance of anaesthesiaA team of anaesthetists from Pune have written, directed, and acted in a play, based on anaesthesia. Even anaesthetists play a crucial role during a highly sensitive procedure, and often their contribution is overlooked by patients. The show depicts how important is anaesthesia. The play is called Bhoolsamrat. The team has performed the show four […]

Pune IMA designs course to keep non-diabetologists updated about diabetes

The Indian Medical Association (IMA), Pune, has designed a Certificate course in diabetes to keep all non-diabetologists updated about the ailment. Apart from diabetologists, other doctors can also pursue the course

Pune IMA designs course to keep non-diabetologists updated about diabetesGenerally, care providers/ doctors diagnose diabetes when patients come for seemingly unrelated problems. Considering this, the Indian Medical Association (IMA), Pune, has designed a Certificate course in Diabetes to keep all non-diabetologists updated about the ailment. Diabetes is one of the most prevalent diseases at any adult age group in both sexes and different stages […]

Organ donation: Brain-dead Pune woman saves four lives

A 34 year-old woman who suddenly fell unconscious was declared brain dead at Sassoon General Hospital, (SGH). She saved life of four people by donating her organs

Organ donation: Brain-dead Pune woman saves four livesWhile two kidneys were transplanted at SGH itself, the heart and pancreas was given for transplantation to a private hospital. The combined efforts of doctors at SGH could not get any success and when she was declared brain dead, her family gave consent for organ donation. ZTCC Pune gave permission for organ transplant on January […]

Pune AFMC to organise the largest, only multi-speciality conference of its kind

The Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune, will organise the largest the only multi-speciality conference of its kind, in India. The 67th Annual Armed Forces Medical Conference meet if from February 5 to 8

Pune AFMC to organise the largest, only multi-speciality conference of its kindThe highlight of the conference will be a special session on innovations and creativity in healthcare practice and its delivery within the Armed Forces. According to official sources, AFMC is in the process of setting up a dedicated research wing which is likely to be approved during the conference. “This will be a much-required impetus […]

Man on a mission: Pune farmer completes organ donation awareness journey

Awareness on organ donation is the need of the hour. In order to spread information about this vital issue among the masses, a 67-year-old farmer from Maharashtra was on a mission to ride across India, on his motorbike to spread the word about organ donation

Man on a mission: Pune farmer completes organ donation awareness journeyToday, he was welcome back among huge accolades. Songs were sung, videos of 100 days expedition were shown and he and his wife were felicitated in the special event organised by Rebirth, an NGO, which works in the field of organ donation. Pramod Laxman Mahajan has been a volunteer of the Rebirth foundation since two […]

Pune: Fire breaks out in slums near Kasewadi police chowki at Bhavani Peth

The blaze erupted near a shanty located near Kasewadi police chowk in Pune’s Bhavani Peth area

Pune: Fire breaks out in slums near Kasewadi police chowki at Bhavani PethAs per the information given by the Pune Fire Brigade Public Relations Office (PRO) Nilesh Mahajan, the fire started around 7 pm on Friday, January 25. The cause of the fire is unknown. 17 fire trucks have been rushed to the site as it a densely populated slum area. No casualties have been reported yet. […]

Pune docs save a woman who suffered a near-death fall 

A 30-year-old woman accidentally fell from a high rise in Hinjewadi. The woman does not remember about her fall or hitting her head, fracturing both the thighs, injuring her spine, or even losing her teeth. The doctors save her life and expect a full recovery within three months

Pune docs save a woman who suffered a near-death fall The family of a Anjali Pawar (name changed) a 30-year-old woman  will never forget the experience they had in the past two weeks in their entire lives. As the woman does not remember about her fall from the fourth floor from a high-rise building in Hinjewadi. Pawar neither remembers about the fall, nor does she […]

Maha health department on high alert to tackle any probable Zika outbreak in state

Last year, with Zika virus cases being reported in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, and Tamil Nadu, the Maharashtra state health department has formed a team to keep a check on all tourists spots

Maha health department on high alert to tackle any probable Zika outbreak in stateWith cases of Zika virus reported in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, and Tamil Nadu last year, the Maharashtra state health department has formed a surveillance team to keep a check on all tourists spots where people from different states visit. Dr Mahendra Jagtap, an entomologist from Maharashtra, said, “So far, no case is reported in […]